Dennis, the new BBC trainee, starts today. He's in charge of putting on the tapes of all these programmes.
Mr Wrigley is keeping an eye on him and if Dennis doesn't show promise - he'll be out of a job! With Wayne Jackman and Ian Tregonning. Designer TERESA LAWLER Director JEREMY SWAN
Producer CHRISTINE HEWITT
Starting with Playbus
The Why Bird Stop
Fiona Beynon Brown
Story: Spot Joins the Circus by Tarnia Jones (R)
Night of the Bat Bat
Mighty Mouse enlists the help of his heroic friends Bat Bat and Bug Wonder.
Cheryl Baker is joined by Neighbours star
Stefan Dennis , who cooks up cordon bleu-style eggs for her.
There's a double helping of music, too, with both Stefan's and Sonia's latest releases. Director JOHN F. D. NORTHOVER Producer MADELINE WILTSHIRE BBC North West
with Sarah Greene and Phillip Schofield.
Featuring Trevor and Simon and Peter Simon. With Wet, Wet, Wet, the Bros boys live by satellite on their US tour, agony uncle Phillip Hodson.
Plus a look at what's worth reading in new feature Book It. Phillip spends a day as driver in the Tour of Britain car rally, Double Dare and Star Shot.
With the latest videos, your letters and prizes to win in Competition Time.
Introduced by Desmond Lynam.
12.30 Motor Racing
1.10 News; 1.15 Hockey
2.10 Motor Racing
2.30 Racing; 2.45 Boxing
3.05 Racing; 3.15 Hockey
Motor Racing from Australia. Bathurst The saloon cars and their drivers are almost as familiar as the circuit.
Hockey from Luton. Lada Classic
Live second-half coverage of the women's match between England and USA and the men's match between England and Holland.
Commentator: Barry Davies.
A review of the British
Open Championship and a preview of a winter series. The reporter is Steve Rider.
Racing from Chepstow.
2.00 South Wales Shower
Aqualisa Hurdle (H'cap. 3m)
2.35 Mercedes Benz
Steeplechase (H'cap. 3m)
3.10 Timeform Hurdle (2m) Commentators:
Peter O'Sullevan and Richard Pitman. from Phoenix Park.
4.00 Cartier Million (7f)
Commentator: Tony O'Hehir
Basketball from Leicester.
Carlsberg Tournament of Champions Final
Commentator: Stuart Storey
More World Cup activity. Television presentation: Motor Racing 7 NETWORK. Sydney, Australia
Hockey ALAN GRIFFITHS Rallying BHP
Racing KEITH PHILLIPS
Basketball MARTIN WEBSTER Producer MARTIN HOPKINS Editor JOHN PHILIPS
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with Moira Stuart Weather
More animated antics with Rolf. Today:
Tom and Jerry in Cruise Cat Woody Woodpecker in Get Lost! Little Doggy Barney Bear in The Bear and the Hare. Director NICK JONES
Producer DAVID PLATT
Forget Gatwick and the Costa del Luton - airship travel is on the up and up. Well it would be if someone hadn't rubbed the top of the airship: we're stuck to the roof of the hangar. Fellow travellers include club members Milligan S. (air ace and allotment section) and Essex D. (good looking section). Special guest stars: Spike Milligan and David Essex.
Script associate CHARLIE ADAMS Written by MARTIN BOOTH . JOHN MACHIN. STUART SILVER.
ALAN WHITING. MALCOLM WILLIAMSON Sound DAVID THOMPSON Lighting ERIC WALLIS Design DACRE PUNT
Produced and directed by MICHAEL LEGGO
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starring Bob Monkhouse. More exciting prizes to be won on television's bingo quiz show as four hopeful contestants compete for the chance of a dream holiday. Game devised by TERRY MARDELL Programme associates
COLIN EDMONDS and JOHN JUNKIN Lighting CHRIS KEMPTON Sound JOHN DELANY Designer JOHN STOUT
Director TONY NEWMAN
Produced by GEOFF MILES
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by Jeremy Lloyd and David Croft.
Cafe Rene is the venue for a clandestine deal involving a solid gold cuckoo clock weight, the Portrait of the Fallen Madonna with the Big Boobies by Von Klomp , and five anonymous characters wearing paper bags over their heads who answer to the names of Colonel X,
Lieutenant X, Captain X, Private X and X.
Designer GARY WILLIAMSON Director MARTIN DENNIS Producer DAVID CROFT
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Featuring Bella Emberg with Tom Bright , Sherrie Hewson and Leigh Miles. More hilarious situations as Russ turns into a ham sandwich and gives a broad lesson on how to become a private detective.
Script associate BARRY CRYER Choreography TUDOR DAVIES Sound LAURIE TAYLOR Lighting BILL MILLAR Designers BOB COVE and DAVID HITCHCOCK
Produced and directed by JOHN BISHOP
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A12-part series based on the books by James Herriot.
6: Where Sheep May SafelyGraze by Michael Russell. Starring and Alfred, the beloved cat of Geoff Hatfield the local confectioner, falls ill and James cannot find the cause.
Music composed and conducted by JOHNNY PEARSON Designer BOB FARR
Producer BILL SELLARS
Director MICHAEL BRAYSHAW
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with Michael Buerk ; Weather
starring Richard Pryor
Monty Brewster is something of a loser. Things never go his way. That is until he inherits a cool $300 million. The only catch is that to get his hands on he has to spend $30 million 30 days and be left with nothing. Sounds crazy. You bet it is, but in this sparkling comedy it's merely million dollar madness.
Screenplay by Herschel Weingrod and Timothy Harris
Produced by Lawrence Gordon and Joel Silver
Directed by Walter Hill
first showing on British television)
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J B Donaldo:
Sue's guests tonight include award-winning actress
Pauline Collins, winning comedian Lenny Henry and multi-millionaire Andrew Lloyd Webber. Sound MARK HOLLAND Lighting Eric WALLIS
Design RICHARD MORRIS
Director JOHN KAYE COOPER Producer JON PLOWMAN
from Wembley Arena featuring Everest Grand Prix. Can West Germany's Franke Sloothaak repeat his 1988 win on Aramis, or can the crowd's favourite John Whitaker with Next Milton go one better than last year and win the first prize in this, the climax of the week's show jumping?
Competition is just as keen in tonight's final round of the Pony Club Mounted
Games and the winner joins all the other champions in the traditional cavalcade which closes the show.
Introduced by David Vine.
Commentators: Raymond Brooks-Ward and Stephen Hadley.
SHOW JUMPING 89:follow the Horse of the Year Show with this BBC Sportsyear magazine, price Â£1.95.
Romantic tones mingle with the spectacular beauty of mysterious lands as Julio Inglesias presents songs from his 1988 tour of the Far East, including footage of his concert in Brisbane, Australia. An APVt production